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Posted by: mama | 2010/05/05

Chickenpox

i am a mum to a 4 months baby and contracted chicken pox, i saw the doc on saturday and been in isolation, when is it safe to be with my baby and what can i use for the blisters and spots, currently using calamine and caladryl.

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Hallo Mama
Please stay away from baby until all the blisters are dry - usually about 1 week after the rash appeared.
Try using lifebuoy soap to bath with to dry the blisters.
Chicken pox is contagious about 2-3 days before the rash starts, so please watch out for symptoms in baby!
Dr Bets

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Posted by: cyberdoc | 2010/05/05

Hallo Mama
Please stay away from baby until all the blisters are dry - usually about 1 week after the rash appeared.
Try using lifebuoy soap to bath with to dry the blisters.
Chicken pox is contagious about 2-3 days before the rash starts, so please watch out for symptoms in baby!
Dr Bets

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